When the student’s ready the teacher arrives

We’ve all heard the Buddhist adage ‘when the student is ready the teacher arrives.’ Those of you who are familiar with my recent twitter feed, will know that I love to #reframe old stories, sayings and pearls of wisdom to challenge our approach to life generally. Reframing our perceptions of our teachers  When young, we … More When the student’s ready the teacher arrives

Time to take literally the old adage “You are what you eat”

“You are what you eat” We hear this phrase a lot these days – I’ve always understood it as the notion that to be fit and healthy you need to eat good food.  It got me thinking about how long the old adage had been around. Anthelme Brillat-Savarin wrote in the ‘Physologie du Gout, ou … More Time to take literally the old adage “You are what you eat”

Nourish Your Soul Through Your Body And Mind

On a recent sojourn in ‘Tuscany, Italy a wonderful book found me: Papale Papale by Florentine chef Fabio Picchi…”Thoughts and recipes to nourish your soul.” As I wandered around the Marcato Centrale, or Mercato di San Lorenzo in Florence, three floors of foodie heaven from sublime local Tuscan produce to a food hall where you … More Nourish Your Soul Through Your Body And Mind